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Minor earthquake, 3.31 mag was detected near Punta Cana in Dominican Republic

Earthquake location 18.884666666667S, -68.341333333333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, depth 19.07 km, -68.341333333333° West, 18.884666666667° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/24 / 2024-06-24 12:02:10 / June 24, 2024 @ 12:02 pm. Event id: pr71453908. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr71453908. The temblor was reported at 12:02:10 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.07 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miches, Guaymate, Santa Cruz de El Seibo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km N of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -68.341333333333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.884666666667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34 km N of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-24 12:02:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-24 12:51:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 169 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pr The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3701 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 197 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pr71453908 Id of event.
Event Code 71453908 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr71453908, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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